Event Details

Be a superhero for kids with cancer!

Join the Parkway Run & Walk, presented by Citadel Credit Union, on Sunday, Sept.29, for a 5K run and a 2K family fun walk. There is also a virtual option for those who cannot attend in person because of distance or health concerns. Every team, whether participating in honor or in memory of a child, can take part in a way that matches their comfort and interest level. Get all the details below.


Curious about what to expect at the event? Check out our frequently asked questions!


Sunday, Sept. 29, 2024

7 a.m. – Event-day registration opens
8 a.m. – Opening ceremony begins
8: 30 a.m. – 5K run starts directly followed by the 2K walk


Eakins Oval

2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Get directions


100% of proceeds from the Parkway Run & Walk support the breakthroughs that happen every day at Children’s Hospital and transform the lives of thousands of children with cancer. Learn more about the Parkway Run & Walk’s impact.


Prices Through Sept. 15

Adult 5K Run: $30
Adult 2K Family Fun Walk: $25
Kids (ages 3 – 12) 5K Run: $14
Kids (ages 3 – 12) 2K Family Fun Walk: $12
Virtual Participant: $15

Prices After Sept. 15

Adult 5K Run: $35
Adult 2K Family Fun Walk: $30
Kids (ages 3 – 12) 5K Run: $16
Kids (ages 3 – 12) 2K Family Fun Walk: $14
Virtual Participant: $15

*Online registration will close on Sunday, Sept. 22, at noon.
Virtual participants must be registered by Monday, Sept. 16, at 11:59 p.m. to receive virtual swag prior to event day.

How it Works

Step 1: Register

Choose from one of three registration options:

Start a team

Teams can be any size. The more team members you recruit, the more money you can raise to help conquer childhood cancer! People who cannot attend the in-person event on the Parkway can still join your team as virtual participants!

Not sure what you’ll need to do as a team captain? We’ve outlined what you can expect here.

Join a team

Register with an existing team.

Solo Participant

Going alone? We can’t wait to see you, thanks for joining us in the fight against pediatric cancer.

Note: All registered participants receive a Parkway Run & Walk T-shirt, and runners are provided a runner’s bib.

Step 2: Raise Funds

100% of every dollar raised for the Parkway Run & Walk funds breakthroughs in cancer research and care for children at CHOP — and around the globe! Check out our fundraising tips.

Step 3: Run or Walk Together

On Sunday, Sept. 29, we’ll gather at Eakins Oval for an inspirational morning you’ll never forget celebrating and honoring our amazing patients and families! Show us your team spirit and team T-shirts, boas or capes or wave a team poster!

Team Captains

Team captains are the driving force of the Parkway Run & Walk! When you become a team captain, you become the inspiration for your team.